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The banjo reviews database is here to help educate people before they purchase an instrument. Of course, this is not meant to be a substitute for playing the instrument yourself!

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Bridges  Samson walnut/ebony compensated Banjo Part/Accessory Reviews

Submitted by TXhookey (see all reviews from this person) on 8/1/2011

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I was looking to improve the sound of my GoldTone BG-250. I tried a Sosebee and several other bridges, but all sounded about the same and very tight/restricted to my ear. I tried the Sampson and was impressed with how it opened up the sound, the resonance and sustain sound is more in tune with the notes played and compliment the song. Did not seem to "mute" the ring, just focused it more to the appropriate frequencies. Now I have to try one on my openback.

Overall Rating: 10

Submitted by Oplunk (see all reviews from this person) on 1/8/2008

Where Purchased: First Quality Music

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Samson makes an awesome bridge. I put one on my Mike Ramsey Bacon Model open-back and the result was astounding! The sound was so dramatically improved that even my wife noticed (and she doesn't even like banjo music!). I immediately ordered another one for my Bob Flesher Grand Cotillion with similar results. Highly recommended!!

Overall Rating: 10

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